Over the past 16 years, an extraordinary group of musicians has come together to celebrate the universal power of music. Named for the ancient trade route linking Asia, Africa and Europe, The Silk Road Ensemble, an international collective created by acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma, exemplifies music’s ability to blur geographical boundaries, blend disparate cultures and.. read more →

Walk the streets of Jerusalem, and there’s still a palpable air of tension, two months into the series of knifing, shooting and car attacks that have killed and wounded dozens. It’s paralyzing to feel scared, said Gina Ross, an expert on the effects of trauma. Her advice? “Discharge the fear,” she said. For Ross, an.. read more →

Somatic Experiencing, developed by Dr. Peter Levine, fully resolves stress, anxiety, panic, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and trauma 11 new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) videos about Somatic Experiencing and Brian D Mahan, Los Angeles based Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, now have a new home on their own page on this website and my YouTube Channel.. read more →